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Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image
Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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ean: 9780195367249, isbn: 0195367243,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image examines the choreographic in cinema - the way choreographic elements inform cinematic operations in dancefilm. It traces the history of the form from some of its earliest manifestations in the silent film...


Boris Charmatz: Modern Dance
Boris Charmatz: Modern Dance
By The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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ean: 9781633450066, isbn: 1633450066,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Since shocking audiences in 1993, at age 19, with his radically sparse À bras le corps, Boris Charmatz (born 1973) has emerged as one of France’s leading choreographers. Whether he’s creating a dance composed solely of everyday actions, working ...


Suki Schorer on Balanchine Technique
Suki Schorer on Balanchine Technique
By Knopf
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ean: 9780679450603, isbn: 0679450602,



Performance Through The Dance Technique Of Lester Horton
Performance Through The Dance Technique Of Lester Horton
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ean: 9781482392784, isbn: 148239278X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
A Performance link between the Biography of Lester Horton and his Dance Technique. Bradley Shelver explores the training and performance potentials of Horton's Technique. Through his own experiences with dancing and teaching, Shelver explains the ben...


Dance Dramaturgy: Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement (New World Choreographies)
Dance Dramaturgy: Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement (New World Choreographies)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781349557974, isbn: 1349557978,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Ten international dramaturg-scholars advance proposals that reset notions of agency in contemporary dance creation. Dramaturgy becomes driven by artistic inquiry, distributed among collaborating artists, embedded in improvisation tasks, or weaved thr...


Ailey Spirit: The Journey of an American Dance Company
Ailey Spirit: The Journey of an American Dance Company
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ean: 9781584793649, isbn: 1584793643,

A forty-fifth anniversary tribute to the celebrated dance company traces its evolution from a small group of young traveling dancers to one of the world's most prestigious companies, in a portrait complemented by candid photography, behind-the-scenes...


Historia del ballet y de la danza moderna / History of ballet and modern dance (Spanish Edition)
Historia del ballet y de la danza moderna / History of ballet and modern dance (Spanish Edition)
By Alianza
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ean: 9788420665757, isbn: 8420665754,

La danza es la más frágil y la más efímera de las artes, pues vive en el continuo movimiento de los cuerpos y se transmite únicamente a través de la memoria física y visual. Consciente de la importancia de contar y revisar su historia, y movid...


Wilson, Keppel and Betty: Too Naked for the Nazis
Wilson, Keppel and Betty: Too Naked for the Nazis
By Fantom Films Limited
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ean: 9781781961490, isbn: 1781961492,



The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America (Blacks in the New World)
The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America (Blacks in the New World)
By University of Illinois Press
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ean: 9780252064210, isbn: 0252064216,

Explains how jazz was shaped by urbanization, the 'great migration' of southern blacks northward, and the 'jazz image' - dress code, jargon, and use of drugs. This book places jazz in its rich social context....


The Bennington School of the Dance: A History in Writings and Interviews
The Bennington School of the Dance: A History in Writings and Interviews
By Brand: McFarland
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780786474172, isbn: 0786474173,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The story of this groundbreaking summer dance program is told through the voices of staff, faculty, and students. Administrative director Mary Josephine Shelly's previously unpublished writings form a key summary of eight of the nine summer sessions....


Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work
Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199367856, isbn: 019936785X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Often called the Picasso, Stravinsky, or Frank Lloyd Wright of the dance world, Martha Graham revolutionized ballet stages across the globe. Using newly discovered archival sources, award-winning choreographer and dance historian Mark Franko reframes...


The People Have Never Stopped Dancing: Native American Modern Dance Histories
The People Have Never Stopped Dancing: Native American Modern Dance Histories
By Brand: Univ Of Minnesota Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780816647767, isbn: 0816647763,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
During the past thirty years, Native American dance has emerged as a visible force on concert stages throughout North America. In this first major study of contemporary Native American dance, Jacqueline Shea Murphy shows how these performances are at...


Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement
Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement
By imusti
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ean: 9780415362542, isbn: 0415362547,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The only scholarly book in English dedicated to recent European contemporary dance, Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement examines the work of key contemporary choreographers who have transformed the dance scene since the early 1...


Ballet and Modern Dance (Second Edition, Revised)  (World of Art)
Ballet and Modern Dance (Second Edition, Revised) (World of Art)
By Brand: Thames Hudson
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ean: 9780500203521, isbn: 0500203520,

Whether as performers or as spectators, more people enjoy dance today than ever before. Its extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing. Anyone with an interest i...


Martha Graham: The Evolution of Her Dance Theory and Training
Martha Graham: The Evolution of Her Dance Theory and Training
By Brand: University Press of Florida
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mpn: 50 b&w photos, bibliog, ean: 9780813024738, isbn: 0813024730,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
"Focuses on the celebrated technique, though the stuff of memoir naturally seeps in as well . . . . The illuminating, aphoristic comments appended to specific exercises recall the rich verbal imagery Graham employed, famously, in her teaching."--Los ...


Streb: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero
Streb: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero
By The Feminist Press at CUNY
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ean: 9781558616561, isbn: 155861656X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Elizabeth Streb has been testing the potential of the human body since childhood. Can she fly? Can she run up walls? Can she break through glass? How fast can she go? With clarity and humor—and with a world-class dance troupe called STREB—she con...


Enjoy Getting the Dances You Want: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango - Book One
Enjoy Getting the Dances You Want: Filling in the Blanks of Argentine Tango - Book One
By Independently published
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mpn: 43219-7508, ean: 9781521461044, isbn: 152146104X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
"I'd give anything to dance with them!"Whether you're a beginner to Argentine Tango, or you've been doing it for years, this book will show you to get more of the dances you want and enjoy them. It presents a wealth of information on the social intri...


Move. Choreographing You: Art and Dance Since the 1960s (The MIT Press)
Move. Choreographing You: Art and Dance Since the 1960s (The MIT Press)
By The MIT Press
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ean: 9780262516297, isbn: 0262516292,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
How visual art has been enriched by dance, and dance has been shaped by art, in unprecedented and exciting ways for the past fifty years.Move. Choreographing You explores the interaction between visual art and dance since the 1960s. This beautifully ...


Making Music for Modern Dance: Collaboration in the Formative Years of a New American Art (Source Readings)
Making Music for Modern Dance: Collaboration in the Formative Years of a New American Art (Source Readings)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199743209, isbn: 0199743207,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Making Music for Modern Dance traces the collaborative approaches, working procedures, and aesthetic views of the artists who forged a new and distinctly American art form during the first half of the 20th century. The book offers riveting first-hand...


Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image
Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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ean: 9780199772629, isbn: 0199772622,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The relationship between the practice of dance and the technologies of representation has excited artists since the advent of film. Dancers, choreographers, and directors are increasingly drawn to screendance, the practice of capturing dance as a mov...



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